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These personal soul journeys we call life have intrigued me since I was a small child growing up in northeastern Kentucky along the banks of Tygart Creek. Perhaps it was the many hours I spent alone watching the water slowly …

My writings are about people, places and things I find of interest not only to myself, but nouns I think you might find interesting, too. And the interesting nouns of which I write are here in the foothills of Appalachia.

This is the first in an occasional series about the musical heritage of the Appalachian foothills and the impact the region’s songwriters, pickers and singers have on music today.

It’s about a 30-minute drive from Morehead to Sandy Hook winding …

By Judy Clabes
KyForward editor

BGBall_440The Kentucky Society of Washington has hosted the non-partisan Bluegrass Balls for presidential inaugurations since 1949 when Kentucky’s own Alben Barkley was vice president. It is usually the first and one of the largest balls …